Libraries Want to get started researching your family tree? Looking to delve into a topic related to North Carolina history or culture? Need special materials to help you read because of a visual or physical disability? Look no further than the two public-facing branches of the State Library. Though both physically located in Raleigh, the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped can help you wherever you are across the Tar Heel State. Government and Heritage Library Raleigh, N.C. Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Raleigh, N.C.